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■(IB) 'Fantastic Blue'

1975, Palmer

'Fantastic Blue' (Cleo Palmer, R. 1974). Seedling #7021. IB, 23" (58 cm), Early bloom. Standards light blue; falls light blue, white hafts from edge to edge, veined dark violet; light violet halo below yellow beard. Seedling #6662: (('Blue Sapphire' x Pierre Menard') x 'Regina Maria') X 'Little Titan'. Palmer, Riverdale Iris 1975.

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From AIS Bulletin #217 April 1975 Introducing FANTASTIC BLUE: IB, 23", Sdlg. 7021. S. light blue; F. light blue, white hafts veined dark violet; light violet halo running from edge to edge in front of yellow beard. Wide, round, lightly ruffled, horizontally flared falls with very wide hafts. Vigorous increaser and bloomer. 1-2 branches; 4-7 buds. Limited fertility but may be a useful breeder for borders. Too big for best proportion. ((6662: 6430: Blue Sapphire x Pierre Menard) x Regina Maria) X Little Titan. $10.00. Palmer's Iris Garden.

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-12
  • IB Fantastic Blue bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, approximately, May 15 - June 3, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 01 Aug 2017
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20170514_120711 (2)IB Fantastic Blue.jpgjpg 20170514_120711 (2)IB Fantastic Blue.jpg manage 306 K 01 Aug 2017 - 15:04 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A single bud of Fantastic Blue. Photo taken 5/14/2017 by Holly Johnson
20170519_122403IB_Fantastic_Blue_(2)01.jpgjpg 20170519_122403IB_Fantastic_Blue_(2)01.jpg manage 949 K 23 May 2017 - 18:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson-Taken at 05/19/17 at MN Landscape Arboretum
20170519_122419IB_Fantastic_Blue_(2).jpgjpg 20170519_122419IB_Fantastic_Blue_(2).jpg manage 980 K 21 May 2017 - 16:10 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 IB 'Fantastic Blue'- Photo by Holly Johnson taken on May 19, 2017 after rain during previous days at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Zone 4b
20170519_122431IB_Fantastic_Blue_(2).jpgjpg 20170519_122431IB_Fantastic_Blue_(2).jpg manage 916 K 21 May 2017 - 16:10 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 IB 'Fantastic Blue'- Photo by Holly Johnson taken on May 19, 2017 after rain during previous days at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Zone 4b
FantasticBlue01.jpgjpg FantasticBlue01.jpg manage 42 K 24 Sep 2014 - 01:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
FantasticBlue02.jpgjpg FantasticBlue02.jpg manage 82 K 05 Jun 2014 - 19:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
FantasticBlue03.jpgjpg FantasticBlue03.jpg manage 147 K 19 Dec 2015 - 14:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Argyle Acres Iris Gardens
FantasticBlue04.JPGJPG FantasticBlue04.JPG manage 144 K 01 Sep 2016 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Fantastic_Blue_2_IB_C._Palmer_1975.jpgjpg Fantastic_Blue_2_IB_C._Palmer_1975.jpg manage 72 K 19 Sep 2014 - 00:19 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
Fantastic_Blue_IB_C._Palmer_1975.jpgjpg Fantastic_Blue_IB_C._Palmer_1975.jpg manage 75 K 19 Sep 2014 - 00:19 Main.georgebacon Breezeway Iris Garden
fantasticblue01.jpgjpg fantasticblue01.jpg manage 160 K 05 Jun 2018 - 18:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Aboretum-Zone4B
fantasticblue1.JPGJPG fantasticblue1.JPG manage 435 K 07 May 2017 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
fantasticblue2.JPGJPG fantasticblue2.JPG manage 402 K 05 May 2017 - 01:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Wisconsin Iris Society
fantasticblue3.jpgjpg fantasticblue3.jpg manage 15 K 05 Aug 2017 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriswarehouse
fantasticblue4.jpgjpg fantasticblue4.jpg manage 151 K 13 Apr 2017 - 19:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
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fantasticblue6.jpgjpg fantasticblue6.jpg manage 131 K 12 Apr 2018 - 19:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Diversity Acres
fantasticblueclump2.jpgjpg fantasticblueclump2.jpg manage 73 K 12 Jan 2010 - 22:13 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
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